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John Russell, MD

Dr. Russell is a general surgeon in the Albuquerque area. He is affiliated with University of New Mexico Hospitals.
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Conditions treated

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Top 25%
34k doctors
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34k doctors
Top 5%
17k doctors
Dr. Russell saw digestive tract conditions patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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40k doctors
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40k doctors
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20k doctors
Dr. Russell saw pain patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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6.2k doctors
Top 15%
6.2k doctors
Top 5%
3.1k doctors
Dr. Russell saw breast cancer patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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4.8k doctors
Top 15%
4.8k doctors
Top 5%
2.4k doctors
Dr. Russell saw hepatitis C patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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7.7k doctors
Top 15%
7.7k doctors
Top 5%
3.9k doctors
Dr. Russell saw hepatitis patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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16k doctors
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16k doctors
Top 5%
8.2k doctors
Dr. Russell saw chronic pain patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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10k doctors
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10k doctors
Top 5%
5.0k doctors
Dr. Russell saw more biliary tract disease patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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9.4k doctors
Top 15%
9.4k doctors
Top 5%
4.7k doctors
Dr. Russell saw sepsis patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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11k doctors
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11k doctors
Top 5%
5.4k doctors
Dr. Russell saw hernia patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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5.9k doctors
Top 15%
5.9k doctors
Top 5%
3.0k doctors
Dr. Russell saw gallstones patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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5.2k doctors
Top 15%
5.2k doctors
Top 5%
2.6k doctors
Dr. Russell saw carcinoma patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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5.5k doctors
Top 15%
5.5k doctors
Top 5%
2.7k doctors
Dr. Russell saw pancreatitis patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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17k doctors
Top 15%
17k doctors
Top 5%
8.5k doctors
Dr. Russell saw liver condition patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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5.4k doctors
Top 15%
5.4k doctors
Top 5%
2.7k doctors
Dr. Russell saw diverticulitis patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
Top 25%
2.9k doctors
Top 15%
2.9k doctors
Top 5%
1.5k doctors
Dr. Russell saw umbilical hernia patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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2.0k doctors
Top 15%
2.0k doctors
Top 5%
977 doctors
Dr. Russell saw appendicitis patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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5.5k doctors
Top 15%
5.5k doctors
Top 5%
2.8k doctors
Dr. Russell saw bowel obstruction patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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18k doctors
Top 15%
18k doctors
Top 5%
9.2k doctors
Dr. Russell saw cellulitis patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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3.2k doctors
Top 15%
3.2k doctors
Top 5%
1.6k doctors
Dr. Russell saw lipoma patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
Top 25%
2.3k doctors
Top 15%
2.3k doctors
Top 5%
1.2k doctors
Dr. Russell saw cholecystitis patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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1.8k doctors
Top 15%
1.8k doctors
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881 doctors
Dr. Russell saw ventral hernia patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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38k doctors
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38k doctors
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19k doctors
Dr. Russell saw cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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36k doctors
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36k doctors
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18k doctors
Dr. Russell saw vascular disease patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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30k doctors
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30k doctors
Top 5%
15k doctors
Dr. Russell saw type 2 diabetes patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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3.6k doctors
Top 15%
3.6k doctors
Top 5%
1.8k doctors
Dr. Russell saw inguinal hernia patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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8.8k doctors
Top 15%
8.8k doctors
Top 5%
4.4k doctors
Dr. Russell saw abscess patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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34k doctors
Top 15%
34k doctors
Top 5%
17k doctors
Dr. Russell saw diabetes patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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23k doctors
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23k doctors
Top 5%
11k doctors
Dr. Russell saw high cholesterol patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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15k doctors
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15k doctors
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7.7k doctors
Dr. Russell saw hemorrhage patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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22k doctors
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22k doctors
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11k doctors
Dr. Russell saw acid reflux patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

Outpatient gallbladder removal rate

Dr. Russell’s outpatient gallbladder removal rate is lower than the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
Dr. Russell 23%
Predicted for his patients 65%

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a higher rate of outpatient gallbladder removal to improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

Hospitalizations are costly and associated with a higher risk of infections, so avoiding unnecessary hospital stays can save money and improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery. Gallbladder removals are commonly performed in an outpatient setting, avoiding hospitalizations altogether.

To help you understand how Dr. Russell’s rate of outpatient gallbladder removal compares to a typical doctor who performs gallbladder removals:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Russell’s gallbladder removals were performed in an outpatient setting.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform gallbladder removals, using a data-driven model to predict the rate of outpatient gallbladder removal for patients like Dr. Russell’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Russell’s rate of outpatient gallbladder removal is lower than, similar to, or higher than predicted.

This prediction adjusts based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients may have a different predicted rate than a doctor who treats healthier patients.

Locations

Dr. Russell sees patients and can be reached at the following location.

University of New Mexico Hospitals
2211 Lomas Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87106
1,325 miles away

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Credentials
  • Harvard Medical School
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1975

Specializations

    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Surgery

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Russell is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • University of New Mexico Hospitals
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arise Health Plan
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Aultcare
  • AvMed
  • Avera
  • Banner Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan
  • Capital Health Plan
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Options
  • CommunityCare
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Dean Health Plan
  • EmblemHealth
  • Evergreen Health Cooperative
  • Fallon Health
  • First Choice Health
  • FirstCare Health Plans
  • FirstCarolinaCare
  • FrontPath Health Coalition
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • GlobalHealth
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Group Health Cooperative of Eau Claire
  • Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Hawaii Medical Assurance Association
  • Hawaii Medical Service Association
  • Health Alliance
  • Health Alliance Plan of Michigan
  • Health First
  • Health Net
  • Health New England
  • HealthCare Partners
  • HealthNow New York
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • HealthSmart
  • Heritage Provider Network
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Hill Physicians
  • Hometown Health
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Independent Health
  • Lifetime Healthcare
  • MVP Health Care
  • Magellan Health
  • MagnaCare
  • Mayo Clinic Health Solutions
  • MedCost
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Midlands Choice
  • Moda Health
  • MultiPlan
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Network Health Plan
  • Ohio PPO Connect
  • Optima Health
  • Oregons Health COOP
  • PacificSource
  • Paramount
  • Physicians Health plan
  • Pomco
  • PreferredOne
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Presbyterian Health Plan
  • Priority Health
  • Providence Health Plan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • Scott and White Health Plan
  • Security Health Plan
  • SelectHealth
  • SummaCare
  • SynerMed
  • TRICARE
  • The Health Plan
  • Trilogy Health Insurance
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • Unity Health Insurance
  • ValueOptions
  • Viva Health
  • WPS Health Insurance
  • WellMed Medical Management
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield